Revised Design Law has enforced on April 1, 2020・ Revised Design Law has enforced on April 1, 2020
(1)“Expansion of protection target”: Not only “articles” but also intangible “images”, real estate “buildings” and “interiors” will be protected.
(2) “Expansion of the related design system”; for a series of products, the range of designs that can be registered later and the filing time are expanded, and not only designs that are similar to this design but also those that are not similar to this design. Similar designs can be registered as related designs.
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